Escaped inmate in custody after tips lead to her whereabouts

By TJ Caudill - [email protected]

KRYPTON — The inmate who escaped from the Kentucky River Regional Jail (KRRJ) on April 24 has been arrested by police Sunday evening.

Hazard Police Department say on April 24, Samantha Campbell escaped from KRRJ and was travelling in a silver Pontiac G6. She was believed to be accompanied by her husband, Anthony Campbell. She was last seen in Lost Creek.

After receiving several tips, HPD said they had information on the whereabouts of Campbell and sent the information to Kentucky State Police.

Campbell was located in the Perry County community of Krypton along with her husband. Both Campbell and her husband, who had a warrant out for his arrest, were placed under arrest.

Both were lodged in at KRRJ.

TJ Caudill is a reporter for The Hazard Herald and he can be reached at 606-629-3245.

By TJ Caudill

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